Los Angeles quartet Smokescreens make music inspired by New Zealand pop, specifically, Flying Nun releases from the ‘80s. Smokescreens contain members of Californian bands Terry Malts and Plateaus The group released their sophomore album, Used To Yesterday, in July. Our Song of the Day, “Someone New,” was an early single off the album, a catchy twee indie pop track. Used To Yesterday was recorded at Primitive Ears, a small studio in North Hollywood, and was mixed by Kyle Mullarky (The Allah-Lahs). Used To Yesterday sees the band expanding their sound into classic indie pop territory, making them a perfect fit for their new label Slumberland Records.
Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters is "Us" by NAVVI, from the 2018 album Ultra on Hush Hush.
Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters is "Darkhorse" by Emma Ruth Rundle, from the 2018 album On Dark Horses on Sargent House.
Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters is "Bubble Bath" by Muncie Girls, from the 2018 album Fixed Ideals on Buzz Records.